Konqueror missing one trick

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu Aug 21 19:21:25 BST 2008


Art Alexion wrote:

> On Thursday 21 August 2008 10:37:44 am Derek Broughton wrote:
>> david wrote:
>> > On Thursday 21 August 2008 10:00:06 am Knapp wrote:
> 
>> > The drawback for me is nfl.com's fantasy football. the login link on
>> > the right will not load in konq, but works fine in FF.
>>
>> Yes - this is exactly the issue I mentioned.  The submit button is a
>> javascript link, not a proper form button.  I don't know whether this is
>> blessed by w3c or not, but it's common, it makes sense, and it really
>> breaks konqueror's ability to work with _many_ pages.
> 
> Yes. I find it won't work with my online bank either.
> 
> I think this points to the real tragedy here.  The guardians of KDE have
> declared that they are moving the marvelous file functions that have been
> mentioned to Dolphin, which is a poor file manager in comparison, and

Er, no, not really.  They _can't_ move those functions to Dolphin, because
they're kio slaves - ALL of KDE has access to them.  What they're saying
aiui is that the slaves are implemented as Dolphin parts.  I don't have an
issue with that.

> leaving Konqueror as a web browser only -- an inferior (as compared to FF)
> web browser instead of a superior file manager.

-- 
derek




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